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Dark image....even using flash.

Please help me with this. Why is it that even using flash...the images that i have shoot have a dark results? I've tried to fixed it by my self but nothing happens. Previously my camera is working well....but now everytime i shoot a picture...especially if i'm going to use the flash...the same..the image is dark...even the the flasg bulb fires. Thank you very much for helping me with this problem.

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  • Manny Ferrer Jul 27, 2007

    Thank you very much WHITESOX....one more question....where i can find the "Auto setting" in my camera? and how will going to set on sunny day instead of indoor? again...Thank you very much.

  • Manny Ferrer Jul 27, 2007

    Does it means the "AUTO" in my camera? i go to it but dont find the icon...sun or the bulb?

  • jessoxina May 17, 2009

    i have the same problem whenever I use a flash.. i reset all settings but nothing works.

  • Night18 May 18, 2009

    When I take picture with flash turned ON the image is dark but when flash is off and the surrounding is bright (i.e outdoor) the picture is normal.

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The problem here is likely the auto setting. Put it to sunny, clear day instead of indoor picture and you should be ok. Also, point it at neutral colored objects when you take the picture and allow it time to adjust by holding the button in partway before depressing it fully.

Posted on Jul 26, 2007

  • Leo Bas
    Leo Bas Jul 27, 2007

    If i solved it, please set it as solved:

    But the auto setting it in the camera, the settings that have little pitures. Go to the one with sun or a lightbulb. aND BE SURE TO DO THE SEMI-DEPRESSED TRICK, IT WORKS WONDERS WITH POINT AND SHOOT CAMERAS!

    Good Luck!

  • Leo Bas
    Leo Bas Jul 30, 2007

    Change it from auto to a setting for during the day or something...

    Please change to solved, thanks!

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